This video includes raw footage interviews with Tommy Walton, Blind Willie Brown and Diamond Teeth Mary McClain. Walton discusses being a classic blues performers and making a living as a musician. Brown, speaks of growing up in Florida, learning piano, and attending Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. McClain discusses her professional music career from 1937-present. Shots include interior and exteriors of buildings at Cracker Country in Tampa.
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